The Senate has historically put the good of the nation before partisanship when it comes to the Cabinet.        

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    Senators voted 56-42 on David Stras's nomination to ... The “blue-slip” rule — a precedent upheld by Senate ... it will be because of Trump, not Schumer ...
    01/30/2018 - 10:14 am | View Website
  • Trump to Schumer: “Drop dead”
    Your proposal also overlooks that 50% would be considerably higher than much existing precedent ... nomination. Schumer ... Senate. Folding Gateway into a Trump ...
    12/30/2017 - 6:43 pm | View Website
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    Schumer should follow precedent on Trump nominations: Senators Dole & Lott By Robert J. Dole, Trent Lott usatoday.com — The Senate has historically put the good of the nation before partisanship when it comes to the Cabinet.
    12/21/2017 - 8:31 am | View Website
  • GOP senators pitch rules change amid nominations backlog ...
    Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) and Majority Leader Mitch McConnell Addison (Mitch) Mitchell McConnell The Hill's 12:30 Report Disciplined, SOTU Trump can disappear with the speed of a tweet Republicans head to West Virginia to plot 2018 agenda MORE (R-Ky.) are currently negotiating a package of nominations that would be cleared before they leave for the August recess.
    08/2/2017 - 9:34 am | View Website
  • Can Chuck Schumer Check Donald Trump? | The New Yorker
    (Over the years, Trump and his family have donated roughly sixteen thousand dollars to Schumer’s own Senate committee.) “I enjoyed the President and Senator Schumer talking about all the people they knew in New York,” McConnell observed dryly when the meeting was over. Schumer, for his part, indicated that he and Trump might find common ground.
    03/20/2017 - 8:53 am | View Website
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